PamiTC Job Board - Posting Details

Title: Postdoctoral Fellow at KAUSTPosted: November 28, 2015
Company/Institution: King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST)
Location: Saudi Arabia
Department: Electrical Engineering

Description: The IVUL group at KAUST (King Abdullah University of Science and Technology) is looking for a top postdoctoral researcher with expertise in computer vision, machine learning, and/or optimization. The researcher for this opening will work at KAUST to investigate and develop principled computational methods for highly effective, scalable, and robust video modeling and analytics (e.g. action recognition, tracking, video registration, and object recognition in video), 3D understanding from RGBD, deep learning (e.g. theory, methods, applications, and insight), or convex and non-convex optimization. For examples, go to the IVUL page.


The scope of the advertised position includes:

  • publishing high impact work in top-tier conferences and journals in order to build a substantial resume and strong international collaborations
  • engaging with researchers in related fields
  • mentoring and collaborating with KAUST grad students and visiting students/researchers
  • excellent total compensation, including accommodation, family health benefits, moving expenses, and a substantial tax-free annual salary
  • living in a vibrant, multi-cultural campus town on the Red Sea


Applicants must have:

  • a PhD degree with excellent academic credentials
  • relevant research skills and experience in computer vision, machine learning, or optimization, demonstrated by high quality publications
  • good English communication skills (oral and written)

Application Instructions:

Applications are being accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled. Anyone interested in this position should send a full CV with a complete list of publications and projects to Prof. Bernard Ghanem.